OLESON, Andreas

WI 27th Inf Co K. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born Anders Olsen Jole on 11 Jun 1843 at Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, son of Ole Knudsen and Sigrid Olsdatter. Came to America in 1854. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 20 Sep 1864 at Manitowoc. Mustered 7 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. Bounty $100. Joined from recruiting depot on 7 Nov 1864. Mustered out at Clarksville, Texas, on 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-14, 130-12; red book vol 32) (Bjerke p 17) “Jole, Anders Olsen”

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